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Titleplate # LIII, [ithyphallic hunchback]
BookFrançois Rabelais. Les Songes Drolatiques de Pantagruel. Paris : Edwin Tross, 1869.
NotesThis medieval-garbed hunchback with deformed features, holding a fork to the tip of a gargantuan phallus, is presumed to depict either Pantagruel or King François Ier.
ThemeThe Grotesque
Subjectsgrotesque, world upside-down

Devils & DemonsDanse MacabreWeird ScienceBestiaryThe MarvelousThe GrotesquePossession & InsanityFantastic SpaceFreaks, Monsters & Prodigies

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